For Your Consideration: August 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: August 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the August 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due June 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. GLASS HOUSES by Louise Penny When a mysterious figure appears on the village green on a cold November day in Three Pines, Armand Gamache, now Chief Superintendent of […]

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Max Shelf: Rodale Kids

Max Shelf: Rodale Kids

This week’s Maximum Shelf Awareness feature celebrates the launch of Rodale Kids, a new children’s imprint from Rodale Books. “It’s long been a dream of mine to expand our award-winning and bestselling Rodale Books publishing program to kids, who are most open to learning new things. Our best-in-class books, magazines and products have transformed the […]

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Macmillan Library @ LJ/SLJ Day of Dialog & BookExpo 2017!

Macmillan Library @ LJ/SLJ Day of Dialog & BookExpo 2017!

We can’t wait to see you in New York City next month  during Library Journal & School Library Journal’s Day of Dialog, at BookExpo (Macmillan booth #3008-3009), and at these MANY fantastic events: Wednesday, May 31 Library Journal‘s Day of Dialog 9:00am-6:00pm John Jay College of Criminal Justice 524 W 59th Street, New York, NY 10019 […]

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Maximum Shelf: HAPPINESS

Maximum Shelf: HAPPINESS

Today’s Maximum Shelf Awareness feature is HAPPINESS: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After by Heather Harpham. In her debut memoir, award-winning playwright and performance artist Heather Harpham recounts her charming courtship with a New Yorker named Brian, and how it ends, full stop, when Heather becomes pregnant. Heather returns home to California to deliver […]

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Raise My Roof Podcast

Raise My Roof Podcast

We’ve told you about Cara Brookins‘s inspiring memoir, RISE: How a House Built a Family, in which she escaped an abusive marriage by building a house from the foundation up using only YouTube instructional videos, a small bank loan, and her four children as a work crew. Now home-improvement meets self-improvement in the Raise My […]

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Friday Reads: Patience & Anxiety

Friday Reads: Patience & Anxiety

Patience and anxiety are a big part of our two #FridayReads picks, but (SPOILER ALERT) both end in happiness: THE ART OF WAITING: On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood by Belle Boggs A September 2016 Indie Next pick, a Fall 2016 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers pick, and one of Buzzfeed’s “21 Incredible New […]

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